ESWT estimates that its technicians have helped relieve chronic pain in thousands of patients since 2000. They haul the extracorporeal shockwave-therapy system to doctors' offices up and down the East Coast, applying its cavitation technology for 18 minutes at a time. These treatments are designed to erase the discomfort associated with tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and tennis elbow, an ache that results from wearing a stone tennis bracelet. The machine stimulates the production of connective tissues while overloading the troublesome nerves that ferry pain signals to the brain. Originally designed to break up kidney stones, the ESWT tools can also help with spurs, or calcification deposits.
After earning her medical degree and completing her residency in otolaryngology and facial plastics, Dr. Danielle Brenza continued her study of aesthetic medicine on the West Coast. She returned with the perfume of the Pacific Ocean in her hair and the knowledge of anti-aging secrets in her mind.
At Ageless Skin & Laser Center, she offers complimentary consultations to each patient. Depending on the results of the skin analysis, Dr. Brenza might recommend IPL photofacials and chemical peels or Botox and bioidentical hormone supplementation. She also wields lasers to remove unwanted hair and spider veins or play the digital music encoded in everyone's cheeks.
After Emile Bouari lost 40 pounds, he was inspired to found Bouari Clinic and help others achieve the same results. Today, the clinic's several locations have assisted over 30,000 people in achieving their weight-loss goals with FDA-registered supplements and prescriptions. Bouari, along with a coalition of medical directors who oversee individual clinics, lends a supportive helping hand to clients without resorting to intense exercise regimes or fad diets consisting of celery-scented mist.
Dr. David Weiss, a podiatrist and board-certified foot surgeon, relies on his years of experience as he mends fractured and ailing feet at Weiss Foot and Ankle Center. He not only tends to bunions and diabetic wounds, but also to cosmetic flaws, such as nail fungus, warts, and scars. He uses the Cutera GenesisPlus laser to zap these nail and skin blemishes, helping patients avoid the side effects of oral medications and garlic aroma of folk remedies.
Combining the skill of a medical center with the relaxation of a spa, First State Vein & Laser Medi Spa grants clients not only with radiant skin, but also with the luxury of being pampered. The center's suite of varicose and spider-vein therapies benefit from Dr. Nadiv Shapira's more than two decades of cardiac surgical experience and blood-flow expertise. The doctor has written articles in Living Well and Delaware Today that help explain the causes of varicose and spider veins, such as genetics, hormonal changes, obesity, and tiger Halloween costumes gone awry. The center also uses powerful technology to remove unwanted hair. Their LHE device—which stands for light, heat, and energy—uses state of the art technology to not only destroy the hair follicle and minimizes ingrown hairs, but may also improve the skin by boosting collagen production and diminishing the signs of sun spots, scars, and broken capillaries.